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Morris Chair Project! #2: Got the lumber today!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1461 days ago 1275 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: The beginning of a new project! Part 2 of Morris Chair Project! series Part 3: Milling stock today! »

I end having to pick up the boards, but that was ok the salemans throw a few extra peice of 8/4 red oak for free he’s good guy. I went to Hardwoods of Alabama!

!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker



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NBeener

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#1 posted 1461 days ago

I love seeing the “before” shots.

Thanks, and congratulations, Charles !

I don’t think your shop is air-conditioned, but/so … will you need to acclimate the wood before you start on it, or … will the chairs be in the same sort of temp/humidity that you will be building them in ??

Very cool !

-- -- Neil

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blackcherry

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#2 posted 1461 days ago

That a nice pile of lumber, good luck on your chair Charles…BC

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jack1

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#3 posted 1461 days ago

;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1461 days ago

I am not sure Neil, I dont have any AC in my shop. I usually dont let my lumber acclimate to the shop, and I have never had any problems with the lumber changeing with humidity.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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matt garcia

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#5 posted 1461 days ago

Can you say, “wood gloat”!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Tim29

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#6 posted 1461 days ago

Good Luck!!! I am eager to see pics of the build. Nice looking lumber.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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DrewM

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#7 posted 1461 days ago

Nothing like fresh lumber. Good luck with the build.

-- Drew, Delaware

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 1461 days ago

Looking forward to seeing your project. I know it will be great! Have fun!

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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CaptainSkully

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#9 posted 1461 days ago

More info please CJ! What plans are you using? Bow arm or guitar neck? $130 seems like a heck of a deal. I may need to make a run to Alabama.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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Tim Dahn

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#10 posted 1461 days ago

Looks like it is good to be Charles today! Nice bit of wood there.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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lew

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#11 posted 1461 days ago

Looking forward to seeing your progress, CJ.

I think you will like working with Red Oak.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 1461 days ago

I got some morris chair plans that a woodworking friend gave me. I am not doing a bow arm morris chair.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Woodwrecker

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#13 posted 1461 days ago

Go Get’em Charles.
Take your time & make Mom a nice chair!
She’s going to love it!

-- Having fun...Eric

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Roz

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#14 posted 1461 days ago

Looks like good quality stuff. Where is Hardwoods of Alabama charles?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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patron

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#15 posted 1461 days ago

great news here , charles ,

i didn’t see the wood yesterday ,
but now i can ,

looks like you are good to go .

have fun , take your time .

what you learn today ,
will help in something else tomorrow !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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